This simple but adrenaline-fueled survival tale boasts impressively muscular direction from Norwegian director Roar Uthaug.
Norwegian Film Festivals
Norwegian movies will take center stage at the 36th Goteborg Film Festival, Scandinavia's biggest sprocket opera.
"Kon-Tiki" will drift into the U.S. courtesy of The Weinstein Co.
LONDON -- Martin Lund's "The Almost Man," which won the Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival last month, is to close the main program of the Norwegian Intl. Film Festival.
The Norwegian Film Institute is to give NOK 16 million ($2.7 million) in production coin to "Tordenskjold," a historical drama from helmer Morten Tyldum, who directed last year's hit thriller…
"Mercy" is a forbiddingly austere title for German helmer Matthias Glasner's polished, accessible moral melodrama, which is less about the eponymous virtue than assorted states of guilt.
Jens Lien's bittersweet coming-of-ager is one of the funniest, most poignant Scandi dramedies since "My Life as a Dog."
A lovely but listless picture likely to test audience patience beyond Tran's arthouse admirers.
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